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1^{st} number: 7 7/9, 2^{nd} number: 21/60

709 is greater than 2160

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 9 and 60 is**180**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 180 - For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,

709 = 70 × 209 × 20 = 1400180 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,

2160 = 21 × 360 × 3 = 63180 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 1400180 > 63180 or 709 > 2160

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